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Oct 23, 2012 9:00am EDT
's overwhelming popularity of latino men and women. and i don't include this on the table, but there is a gender gap among the 10 catholics. the two men are less likely to support obama and women but generally speaking the vast majority of latino men are supporting obama. what's driving this is immigration. for latino voters the economy was the first issue most important, but immigration was a close second. roughly one in for latino voters said in the state immigration was their major reason for going to the poll. you can see how that is going to be benefiting barack obama in this election. interestingly while why catholics are more likely to vote for romney overall. they're still a gender gap. respect to the views on abortion, health and human services birth control method, religious freedom and the culture of dependency, it appears the bishops vocal opposition to the health and human services mandate is not something most dashing most catholics from supporting. at least when supplied to catholic hospital or universities. only a slight minority of catholic women and men support the health and h
Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the voters who are already obama voters, so people like latino voters who lean obama but might not vote anyway, they're trying to get them energized to go out and vote. union voters. then women who are already leaning to obama. the second point is to get early voters out to the polls because that's where the obama team feels like their machine, their ground game, actually makes a difference. they think they have the numbers. the question is can you get them there on election day, if not, get them out early. that made a big difference in 2008. they're trying to do it again this year. then you mentioned women voters. this is where they think the margin of difference can come in. there are a lot of undecided women voters, they think a margin of them and they trying to turn them at the very end, one way they are going to do it, bill clinton is hitting the trail with the president next week on monday. the first time the two men will stump together, going to three battleground states. we'll see that effort in action next week, anderson. >> jim, gloria, jessica, thanks. let us know what you th
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
to go until the elections, we're taking an in-depth look this morning at the effect latinos could have on election dame you know that saying there's power in numbers? well, latinos have exactly that. according to the latest census, there are more than 50 million latinos in the u.s., and of those, more than 12.2 million are expected to show up at the polls on election day. that is just over half of latinos who are eligible to vote. joining me now, as they do every week at this time, cnn contributor maria cardona and amy holmes, anchor of "the real ne" on the blaze. good morning to both of you. maria, how critical is the latino vote in swing states like florida, for example? >> it's very critical, randi, and especially in this close election. we saw already the latino vote being decisive. in 2008, president obama would not have been able to turn florida, new mexico, colorado, nevada, would not have been able to turn those blue and win the election had it not been for the latino vote. in 2010, latinos basically saved democrats from losing the senate, and harry reid says this all the time.
Oct 5, 2012 10:30pm EDT
is not making the call. the booker decide in many cases who comes on. >> in 2009, the naacp, the national latino media council signed the memorandum of understanding with abc, nbc, cbs and fox. we needed to know who was working in front of and behind camera. we have something on out. has there been progress? yes. incremental. we have to push harder because of what came out of here. this is a report and what he did, he interviewed 900 people on what the thought about latinos. 3000 people on what they thought about latinos. they were all white people. what they thought coincided with what news did looking at. we put into timid in their, television news, radio and journalism. if they were young and new atinos, they tended to have good attitude about latinos. they were older and watching fox news, they did not think very highly of us. the beer not patriotic, not intelligence, that we are taking jobs away from americans. 30% of them thought that it% or more latinos were here without documentation -- that 50% or more latinos were here without documentation. we are 55 million strong in this country. 12
Oct 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
to this race could be arizona's latino population. carmona has a commanding lead among hispanics by more than three to one and on the campaign trail he plays up his puerto rican heritage. >> because i am one of them. they understand i understand the culture, the language, and the challenges of emigrant families. >> reporter: but latino support doesn't translate to votes, says arizona state university professor bruce merrill. >> the problem has been that the hispanics have not voted. they simply have not gone to the polls on election day. >> reporter: with the race in a dead heat... >> you have no idea how it works. >> reporter: ...the debates ever more contentious, each candidates message could depend on who actually hearings it. >> you voted against it. >> reporter: carter evans, cbs news, los angeles. >> brennan: ahead, he's a man in the middle of the campaign debate over how to slow the pace of foreclosures. show america's housing crisis is easing. the number of foreclosures nationwide are down 16% from september of last year. but in florida, one of the hardest hit states, foreclosures are
Oct 22, 2012 9:00am PDT
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Oct 8, 2012 8:00am PDT
to caesar chavez, aid latino icon and founder of the american farm workers and he is doing this in california that is a blue state that you assume he shored up, but when you do something like this, there is a political calculation in this obviously. he needs the latino vote. it does tend to go for the democrat over a republican candidate by more than 2:1. it is a growing voter block and key in states like nevada, virginia, florida, and even north carolina. there is also that goes on. >> before i get to the foreign policy issue which i want to get to considering that's the theme of the day, first i want to get to the debate. he finally has come out publicly or at least in front of the audience that has become public and made fun of his debate performance and did it in front of 6,000 people. how did that go over? it did go over well obviously. he was in front of a ton of supporters. this is the first time and why it is interesting he was talking about his lackluster debate performance. here is what he said, this was last night in l.a. at a fundraiser, a concert before thousan
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Oct 22, 2012 11:00pm EDT
? florida. how better to make an overture to latinos to say i love westamerica. that is what i will focus on with the aggressive defense of israel and the jewish population this huge may have been a strategy that seems to be consistent. >> absolutely. what about shipbuilding in virginia? mitt romney wanted to spend the money that obama criticized with wheat size going back to bayonet this an industry but it is the key issue in virginia. neil: you can argue the facts and john kerry was considered the winner of all three debates the issue was more likable who would you rather have the beer? mitt romney does not drink but house subliminal they affect you and you are driven to think is this guy presidential? likable? he can be in the white house? it is more got but maybe the first debate set the stage where both candidates deemed equally capable m. both likable the edge obama had going in is not so much. it is a quick reaction but from romney was the two casual? or just the right balance and was the president trying to make up ground? and presidential? your call. mccain is working his way th
Oct 23, 2012 6:00am PDT
, and can the 50 million latinos we are here and we need to be incorporated and we are not invisible anymore and he invites latinos to be part of him and thinks administration and i think he should stay the president of today and the future. i really like president obama. >> skip, you have been undecided although you are a registered republican. the bay nets and horses thing, did that resonate for you? >> well, i think that they have both now evened their score snarkiness. i mentioned in a previous interview that governor romney edged in a little bit on the snarky side, and i think in this case so also did president obama. i think the fact of the matter is that the ability of our weaponry on the scene, the air, any other place, it is so far improved over what it used to be even ten years ago, that small numbers don't mean much. it is just we're so capable at this point of destruction and mayhem that a few ships can do today what 1,000 ships can do 15 years ago. >> okay. so you have been undecided through this long election season, 14 days to go, skip. have you decided? >> i am kind of moving
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
of this nation. as i got older, they reminded me of the clear truth. there were blacks, whites, latinos and asians. there were a gay folks and street books all marching for justice in america. they told me that you need to remember this from the beaches of normandy were there were black folks and white folks and gay folks. you need to remember this. when people were fighting to expand, it everybody involved. we knew we were all in it together. deep and real african proper was true. if you want to go fast you go alone, if you want to go far you go to together. so now it is time we go together. the dream of america is still just as urgent. this is still just as real. we are not finished with this nation yet. the word of our founders, liberty and justice for all, are still as operational as long as there is a person in this country that does not enjoy the same rights as their brother or their sister when it comes to voting rights, when it comes to marriage rights, when it comes to civil rights. when it comes to social security and tax law and visitation and adoption. as long as there are t
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Oct 23, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. >>neil: who do you think speaks more two the immigrant community, the latino immigrant community, you started obviouslyily and you became legal and rubio said there has to an way to help those who are children of illegal immigrants become permanent citizens but there is a division. how do you feel about him and have you never sought out his endorsement? >>guest: i know senator rubio personally. he is a rising star of the republican party and he is the only senator in the republican party who has touched the immigration issue. unfortunately for the last 26 years, both political parties have made the immigration issue a political issue. there is no willingness to actually solve the problem. >>neil: how do you feel about president obama's approach? when you worked in congress you and yourself have said, you had lunch with then senator obama? >>guest: yes, i know president obama personally and he tale made a promise to the hispanic community he would do immigration reform in the first term. obviously, he failed. >>neil: do you like his reform efforts or what he is trying to do? >>guest: i
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Oct 28, 2012 3:00pm PDT
, mitt, that will serve as president and he has been unfriendly to hispanics and latinos and women in this state are pro choice and want to make their own health care decisions. the republican party has said to women, we know what is best and we don't want you to make your own decisions and that is why president obama will carry colorado. >>chris: now, the economy, which everyone agrees is the number one concern for voters, senator johnson, in wisconsin, let me put up some numbers. the unemployment rate is now nationally down to 7.8 percent and g.d.p. growth in the third quarter rose from 1.3 percent in the second quarter to 2.0 but, still, it is a weak recovery, but, are the president's policies starting to turn things around? >>guest: no, we have had a meager recovery, and it has been tepid and all you can say as far as the g.d.p., it is less bad news. after the wisconsin debate, wisconsin saw governor romney is a man of integrity and intelligence, a man with a plan, unlike president obama who has no proposals to save social security or medicare or unlike the democrats in the sen
Oct 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
experts say. >> other evidence that has been used against latino evidence has included drawings that depict as stick figures. the confidential and validation policy that i obtained from a source said that words like or spanish words like "tio" and "armando" can indicate thing activity. >> can you talk about jailhouse lawyers and advocates being targeted for this solitary housing unit? what someone i write about in this article is vincent bruce. he was also put in prison for murder over 20 years ago. while he was in prison, he started advocating, started learning law, where prisoners call jailhouse lawyer. it basically, he learned how to file appeals within the prison about issues like inadequate nutrition, food, issues like prison conditions. he participated in some hunger strikes, sit down and prison guards. he started assisting other inmates and their grievances and their legal cases. he was put in the shu as a gang snc it. when he was put in the shu, he actually see the department of corrections alleging or retaliating against him for his jailhouse lawyer in. in his case, he
Oct 13, 2012 8:45pm EDT
. >> winner of the american book award and international latino book award, on growing an illegal alien in los angeles, sunday night. part of book tv this weekend on c-span2. >> here's a look at books being published. mark bowden, author of black hawk down, chronicles the hunt for osama bin laden called, the finish. the killing of osama bin laden. journalist michael dons recounts the last six months of world war ii and the beginning of the cold war, six months in 1945, from world war to cold war. >> and william skinner one of the founders of the american silk industry. a man who turned disaster into destiny. >> in master of the mountain, thomas jefferson and his slaves, historian winecheck friends the findings of recent archaeological work at jefferson's estate, monticello, and a science writer writes about the search for earth's twin. look for these titles in the coming week. >> 50 years ago, president job john f. kennedy was in the midst of the cuban missle crisis. >> george ball, johnson, george bundy. >> it's the 50th anniversary of the cuban missile crisis. with historyian, scholars, film
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Oct 28, 2012 11:00am PDT
and latinos and women in this state are prochoice and want to make their own healthcare decisions and the republican party said to women we know what is best for you and we don't want you to make your own decisions. >> chris: you gave us a lot to chew on. let's start with the economy which i think everyone agrees is still the number one concern for voters. senator johnson, in wisconsin, the unemployment rate is now nationally down to 7.8%. gdp growth in the third quarter rose from 1.3 about percent in the second quarter to 2.0. it is still a weak recovery, senator. but aren't the president's policies starting to turn things around? >> we have had an incredibly diapid just armiger recovery and the fact that gdp rose 2% all you can say about that is it is less bad news. what happened in wisconsin is after the first debate the very false caricature that president obama spent hundreds of millions of dollars portraying governor romney was utter early shattered. when wisconsinites saw he was a man of integrity and intelligence and had a plan unlike president obama who has no proposals t
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
, on september 17th, same deal again. here's mitt romney at a latino issues presidential candidates forum, saying that the guy who wrote the arizona's papers, please, law, he's never met the guy. no idea. he doesn't know why he keeps say that guy is his immigrations adviser. seriously, mitt romney has never met kris kobach? no, not really. his campaign later coming out and telling cnn, never mind what mitt romney just said, he has met the guy who wrote the papers, please, law, kris kobach does advise the campaign. then a few days after that on september 25th, they went and did it again. here's mitt romney conceding one of his most frequent attacks on president obama. this was mitt romney at a rally that day admitting that president obama has not raised taxes while he has been in office. seriously? mitt romney is dropping that argument? he doesn't think president obama has raised taxes? no, not really. his campaign later saying, never mind what mitt romney just said. that's not actually what he believes. sure, he said president obama didn't raise taxes, and president obama didn't raise taxes, but
Oct 23, 2012 1:00pm PDT
is president and ceo of voter latino and krystal brall from "the cycle." you heard mr. o'reilly there. he said mitt romney did nothing, absolutely nothing. is that what now qualifies you for the presidency? don't do anything? >> it's insane. was the bar really so low for mitt romney that all he had to do was show up and say it was becky becky becky stand, stand and they were impressed. when the republican lose they whine. they know they lost but the best they can do is sort of to whine about it and complain about the president, he was too mean. well, when romney was aggressive in the first debate, they were perfectly happy about it, and when the president didn't do well in the first debate, democrats were the first ones to admit that he didn't have a strong performance and needed to improve. republicans just dant live in the world of reality. >> it's tough. maria teresa, let's check in with the true arbiter of american politics, donald trump. he sent out a tweet last night called the debate, i'm quoting him, pretty even. so i guess if you translate that into english, it means romney was destro
Oct 23, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. there are many latino and african-american churches that are organizing souls to the polls, caravans to encourage early voting. for viewers who don't know what that is, do you think it is an effective strategy? >> on sundays church services get buses together to go vote. they would make it part of something that the community did. the african-american church, going back to the civil rights movement. that continues through the early voting which to tell you -- to answer your question about how effective it is, the reason we know it is effective is because it is one of the things that was targeted in some of the voter laws in florida trying to make it difficult to vote on sundays so that tells me that obviously someone thought it was a little bit too effective if you will. so look, current data showing that the obama campaign appears to have an edge on early voting. you know we'll see if that trend keeps up. it is very important for the african-american voter turnout to the campaign. really quickly i interviewed emanuel c
Oct 10, 2012 1:00pm PDT
'll tell you as a latino on cnn talking about being pro-romney, i get a lot of hate myself. stacey, stick to your guns, speak your mind. be true to yourself. people have died so we have the freedom to speak our mind and to vote our will. it was martin luther king jr.'s dream, the reason john lewis got beat up. be yourself. vote your conscience. and, folks, we are a nation of tolerance and we value diversity and different opinions. >> that's great advice. now plug your twitter so you can get more criticism. how can people reach you? >> @pete dom nic. >> i think biden is way cooler and going to get the youth vote. i think where biden differentiates himself tomorrow is showing how he's worked in a bipartisan way naming all the different times as a senator, a vp, that he's worked specifically with republicans to get things done. i think that's where obama differentiates himself also. i think romney and ryan are going too much partisanship. i think the one who wins the independent is a candidate. i'm really going to work with people and i've done it as vp, president and senator. >> i so hope w
Oct 24, 2012 7:00am EDT
certain extent, these laws are trying to prohibit blacks and latinos from voting, and whether that is true or not, no ni don't know. but that is why they say. these laws have been blocked in a lot of places for these reasons. host: charlene in milwaukee, wisconsin. democratic caller. caller: i am in my mid-50's, and i'm a democrat, retired. i have seen a lot of things that have happened in my lifetime -- civil rights, martin luther king, the whole bit. i have a real hard deal figuring out what is wrong with a lot of young blacks. because obama is in office, i guess they think that he is supposed to do everything. he is the president paid he is a black president, sure, but he is still the president. don't blame him for the misconceptions of having to have a black man in office and then being able to get a job. if obama was a white president, what would the issues truly be? i don't believe that the woman in mississippi by saying that 90% of an african-americans voted for id -- i think there must have been something attached to that amendment, or the voting bill that allowed blacks to vote fo
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Oct 27, 2012 3:00am PDT
is a republican strong hold, and a latino votes and president obama visiting iowa, sources say he loved and really wants to win iowa, what's going to happen there? >> and these two states are nip and tuck and the polling shows these states very, very close, iowa has been the recipient of more than any per capita spending by the obama campaign, the democrats had a 2 point advantage in the absentee ballot request, in colorado and this time the republican. pretty big swing. iowa they've had a machine for the absentee, 18 point advantage, somewhat larger, this time around a 13 point advantage which looks more like it was in 2000 and 2004, bush 0 won it in 2004, narrowly lost the state in 2000 so the republicans have done a much better job on the absentee ballot requests. >> let's go to nevada, new hampshire and wisconsin, and what is your wisdom, why are they important? >> all three are in contention and movement. paul ryan, the vice-presidential nominee from wisconsin, vice-presidential nominees generally don't have a national impact, but political science literature 2 to 3% in their states. wisconsi
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Oct 27, 2012 1:00pm PDT
to great advantages in early voting and it means we have seen surges from african-american and latino communities and it means they have a greater number of volunteers as well. >> i wonder about voter annoyance by oversaturation. it is everywhere. my television, my radio, i get e-mails. i have gotten telephone calls. i guess they think i am ypped or fair and balanced. i am fair and balanced. at some point you say if you contact me one more time i am not voting for you. >> that's what people say. they are frustrated. they can't sit through dinner without the phone ringing or watch television without six negative attack ads. they can't even go through their mail. even saturday afternoon people are knocking on their door. that's where volunteers and people that live in the community are important. they willisen to their neighbors. there will be a few percentage of points that are undecided into election day. and then there is the unsure if they think they know what they will do. >> christie, last question to you, and making a slight left turn here. president obama has seen commanding lea
Oct 1, 2012 1:00pm PDT
is that good for president obama? given the president's support among african-americans, latinos and other voters, governor romney needs to keep the president to 37%, no more than 38% of the white vote. if the president's cracking 47% of the white vote, that's a formula for an obama victory. and where are the key big battleground states? there are several in the midwest. ohio, iowa, wisconsin. look at the race in the midwest. obama, 52%, romney, 43%. the president is winning that part of the country. out west in denver, colorado, nevada, among the battlegrounds out here in the west. ten-point lead in the west for the president. 54% to 44%. the white vote and if you look regionally, there are things that give the president's team some optimism. >> if you're the romney campaign looking at these new poll numbers, what should give the romney folks some optimism? >> reporter: one of the reasons we are back in a closer race, a statistical dead heat nationally f you go state by state, it's a little different, this number, governor romney has improved his standing among independents. he leads by e
Oct 18, 2012 10:00am EDT
, and they tend to vote democratic. and among groups like latinos, are voting more democratic than the males. then there are younger women, and seniors. seniors are voting republicans, and obama has had a problem with seniors for some time. younger people if they vote, voting very democratic, but a big question about what the youth turnout is going to be. host: obama may not get a big backing again because only 48 percent of voters ages 18 to 24 say they will but. guest: if you look at 2010 come off-year elections, 6.6 young women who voted in 2008 did not show up in 2010. 11 million and married women who voted in 2008 did not vote in 2010. host: let me ask you their top issue. the polls that we had this morning in the papers show most important issues that impact women, and when they ask women that abortion topped the list. guest: i was flabbergasted, but it is a combination of women's issues and abortion and the economy. the new polls that are out showed that 41% of women, that their top issue is a woman's issue, abortion, birth control, and that is surprising. that is record high. there a
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